About Us

About Us
After over thirty years in banking, accounting/tax and corporate finance,  Keith Johnson, President of CBCS, had a strong desire to return to Erie. This is what pushed him to join Checks and Balances Computer Services, which was started over twenty years ago by David Krauza. Keith had a desire to help new and existing business owners follow their dreams and continue the legacy established by David.
Mission Statement

The mission of CBCS is to always strive for excellence in providing services to clients without compromise. We endeavor to know and understand your financial situation and provide you with only the highest quality information, services, and products to help you reach your goals.

Keith Johnson, President - Keith is a 1981 graduate of Gannon University with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Management. Prior to becoming President of Checks and Balances, Keith worked in banking, taxation and finance and was a Certified Public Accountant in Texas. His most recent position was Chief Financial Officer of an oil refinery. Keith has been happily married for thirty one years and has three grown children and one grandchild.

David Krauza - David is a graduate of Gannon College with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting. Preceding his studies at Gannon, he completed the General Electric Apprentice Program. David is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals, as well as the National Society of Accountants. He also held the position of Vice-President at Pepsi Bottling Company. He has three grown children and six grandchildren, and enjoys spending time with his family and golfing on the weekends.

Kathy Andrus - Kathy graduated from Mercyhurst University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. Kathy has worked in the tax preparation field for over ten years, focusing on personal taxes and small business returns. On her days off she helps with family business of training and racing thoroughbred horses and enjoys riding, hiking and reading.

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